GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister
of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the
appointment of Raj Shoan as a full-time member of the Canadian
Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), designated
for the Ontario region, for a five-year term.
"I am delighted that Mr. Shoan will be joining the CRTC," said Minister
Moore. "His extensive knowledge of laws and regulations in the
broadcasting and telecommunications industries, as well as his strong
experience in the field, will be solid assets to the Commission."
A lawyer by trade, Mr. Shoan holds extensive experience in Canada's
broadcasting sector. He has also served on the Board of Directors of
FACTOR (Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings). Mr. Shoan
holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick and a
Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and History) from McGill
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is an independent public authority that regulates and supervises, in
the public interest, all aspects of the Canadian broadcasting system,
as well as the telecommunications services providers and common
carriers that come under federal jurisdiction.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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